Ticket #14796 (pike): please commit

Anders F Björklund afb at macports.org
Tue Apr 1 03:02:33 PDT 2008

Florian Ebeling wrote:

> I would apply for this but I find the wording in the guide quite
> disheartening. "Prove track record" etc. For me macports is
> interesting, because I am a programmer, work with open source
> packages, and don't fancy to do a simply "make install" in the middle
> of nowhere and then are not able to get rid of the leftovers of my
> experiments. That's where a portfile comes quite handy. And when I'm
> at it and find I had to uprade an existing port in the process, then
> I'm happy to share these results with the community. When this then
> means I file a bug which is being ignored for 6 weeks then I don't do
> this again, I guess. Just add more committers, and also offer commit
> right where you see it fit. There is a bell curve of committers, and
> there are outstanding ones, the majority, and bad ones, and one could
> probably also revoke this right after a warning, if it doesn't work
> out. But people also start slowly and unimpressive, and you probably
> dont want to discourage them further.

I applied for commit rights after my patches had been sitting for 6  
So I'm not sure if MacPorts has committers, or just bored port  


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